As President of Collaborative Solutions, Inc., Michele Risa, M.A. works with thought-leaders 

and influencers to help them identify their deepest aspirations, 

and embody consciousness in such a way that they become a natural change agent

 in a world that needs their talents, heart and intelligence. 


She is a Certified Conscious Business Change Agent with Humanity’s Team after receiving training in meditation and yoga from the Kundalini Research Institute, in PTSD from Guru Ram Das Center for Medicine & Hematology, in Vipassana, and at Landmark.  

She has studied with various masters, including Yogi Bhajan, the master of Kundalini Yoga, Deepak Chopra, Marianne Williamson, Jean Houston, Terry Patten and Ken Wilber and holds a M.A. from Columbia University.


As President of the Manhattan Holistic Chamber of Commerce, her approach has always been holistic- from personal to professional to community. As America’s Mindfulness Expert, she uses the latest neuroscience along side the practices from ancient times.  She begins where transformation and manifestation begin- from the inner to the outer.  


She hosts a daily meditation worldwide, interviews successful conscious thought leaders to inspire others, and brings positivity to an otherwise negative news environment.


Michele helps many industries enter a new paradigm that supports all of humanity.  As Vice President of The Human Development Company, she helps doctors embrace self care addressing burnout and suicide epidemic.


She is passionate about disease prevention, relationship building, spreading the truth about the glory of aging, and advancing thought leaders to promote world peace.



Companies Michele worked with